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Destinations of regulatory settlements to be applied for socially responsible purposes

The Gambling Commission reviews proposals for destinations of regulatory settlements.

The following projects have been approved as destinations of regulatory settlements. Some of these projects have been approved as destinations but have not yet received funds. This information will be updated at least on an annual basis.

This page shows regulatory settlements that have been allocated in the current financial year. For previous financial years see Destinations of regulatory settlements - previous years.

Information about destinations of regulatory settlements to be applied for socially responsible purposes

Information about destinations of regulatory settlements to be applied for socially responsible purposes.
Date Organisation Amount Project
July 2023 GambleAware £32,844,197.31 Creation of a system stabilisation fund to stabilise the system of gambling harm prevention, support and treatment during the transition period from voluntary funding to a statutory levy. Further funds to accelerate GambleAware’s commissioning plans in relation to reducing inequalities in outcomes, experience and access, developing an integrated system, improving access through digital transformation and research.
Priority areas for research are:
  • continuing to build the evidence base on gambling harms
  • system research to inform commissioning or service provision
  • evidence translation and dissemination.
Details of the commissioning are available from GambleAware. Annual reports will be published to demonstrate value for money and progress against the objectives of the funds.
May 2023 Swansea University £564,265 A three-year project to create a Centre for Military Gambling Research that will work with key stakeholders and beneficiaries to design and evaluate safer gambling interventions across the United Kingdom (UK) Armed Forces to help them understand, identify, and support those most at-risk and affected others.
May 2023 Gambling with Lives £350,350 An 18-month pilot to trial different delivery methodologies as well as the delivery of education materials in non-school settings to young people and adults about the risks and the harms of gambling to understand the impact and efficacy of each method.
May 2023 Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) £824,426 A three-year project to develop, launch and run a Financial Services Gambling Harm Action Lab to explore and address the challenges account providers face in tackling common themes around gambling harms.
May 2023 ESG Gaming £223,580 A 10-month research project to explore the behavioural and environmental and/or technological characteristics of influencer-led gambling in gaming through both academic and lived-experience research.
May 2023 Greater Manchester Combined Authority £653,514 A four-year project to deliver an innovative whole-system population health programme in the Greater Manchester city-region.
May 2023 Greo £5,129,266 A three-year project to establish a stakeholder-driven knowledge network to prevent and reduce gambling-related harms in underserved and disadvantaged communities and populations in Great Britain.
May 2023 Greo £1,839,328 A three-year project to provide continuing support for the Academic Forum for the Study of Gambling (AFSG), a coordinated body that asserts the importance of rigorous, independent research to prevent and reduce gambling harms in the United Kingdom (UK).
May 2023 GamCare £589,132 A two and a half year Great Britain-wide project focused on reducing gambling harms within the Armed Forces through awareness raising, training and the creation of co-developed solutions.
May 2023 PG Solutions Group CIC £729,628 A two-year project to further extend the Don’t bet YOUR LIFE on it (DBYLOI) safer gambling programme and tool to a broader range of businesses and stakeholders.
April 2023 YGAM £747,667 A three-year project to extend YGAM’s USE Programme which provides free assured Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training for university staff and supports students to enjoy a university experience free from gambling and gaming harm.
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